Curbar Edge

  • Call out for year: 78
  • Date: 28/11/08
  • Time: 1:05 pm
  • Grid ref: SK255 755
  • Type of incident: Climber Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 7
  • Time taken: 1 hour
  • Total man hours: 7

Incident report

A Buxton & Edale Snatch Squad was called to Curbar Edge near Baslow where a 28-year-old male climber from Manchester had fallen 7 metres.  The casualty sustained a suspected fracture to the right lower leg.  Despite his injuries he was able to make his own way to the top of the crag to await assistance.  He was treated on scene by ambulance Paramedics and an Edale team doctor before being carried by stretcher to a waiting ambulance and then onwards to Chesterfield Hospital.

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